Celebrate the art + soul of the holiday season during the biggest Gallery Hop of the year at Holiday Hop! Visit your favorite Short North Arts District stores and galleries, plus enjoy special events and holiday performances throughout the District including:

  • Visit with Santa!
  • Hot Chocolate Stand by One Line Coffee
  • Holiday musicians throughout High Street, including carolers and a cappella groups
  • Live Ice Sculpture Artist
  • The Amazing Giants Stilt Walkers
  • And don’t forget to shop the Short North Arts District Holiday Trail and 12 Days of Deals!


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Art lovers are invited to take a self-guided tour as December welcomes new exhibitions from local galleries including Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Emergent Art + Craft, Studios on High Gallery, and Sean Christopher Gallery. Scroll down to learn more about each exhibitions, gallery hours and more!


Artist: Christopher Burk

Brandt-Roberts Galleries | 642 N High St.

Stop by Brandt-Roberts Galleries during the Holiday Hop to see an assortment of artists from their current roster.

Brandt-Roberts Galleries’ Holiday Hop hours are from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: Kimberly Erb

Marcia Evans Gallery | 8 E Lincoln St.

Join Marcia Evans Gallery for their exhibit of “Artful Holiday Gifts”. Handmade original paintings, jewelry, wooden birds, chocolate buckeyes, creative ceramics, and more will be available by an array of artists. 

Marcia Evans Gallery’s Holiday Hop hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: David Butler

Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio | 815 N High St. Ste H

Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio presents David W Butler’s exhibition titled “Gravity” during the December Gallery Hop. Butler’s combination of digital and hand collage reveal narratives of human strength, introspection, and vulnerability steeped in mythology and allegory. His work is inspired by Mannerism, street art, rock posters, Renaissance art, Modernism, Dadaism, Surrealism, and folk art.

Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio’s Holiday Hop hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Emergent Art + Craft | 14 E. Lincoln St

For the December Holiday Hop, Emergent Art + Craft will be featuring their show “Ornamental,” a collection of handcrafted holiday ornaments to deck the halls. This show will be featured alongside local gallery artists with pieces perfect for gifting or collecting!

Emergent Art + Craft’s December Gallery Hop hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: George Leach

Sharon Weiss Gallery | 20 E Lincoln St.

Sharon Weiss Gallery presents Columbus artist George Leach’s solo exhibit “Ohio’s Past Barns,” photographed by Ohio artist Leslie Cope. Each piece is a nine inch by 12 inch watercolor, beautifully framed and accompanied by a back-lit framed slide box. This exhibition will be on display through the end of December.

Sharon Weiss Gallery’s December Gallery Hop hours are from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: Cody F Miller

12 Lincoln St | 12 E Lincoln St

Located just down the street from Sharon Weiss Gallery, 12 Lincoln Street is a celebration of art and artists, featuring a curated collection of art books, original paintings and unique gifts. Stop in to see new works rotating frequently from Sharon Weiss Gallery artists including Cody F. Miller, a mixed media artist residing in Columbus.

12 Lincoln Street Art Studios’ Holiday Hop hours are from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: Amy Adams, Lisa Parks Godfrey, Karen LaValley & Tamar Rudavsky

24 Lincoln St. Art Studios and Gallery | 24 E Lincoln St.

Join Sharon Weiss Gallery at their 24 Lincoln St. Art Studios and Gallery location for the 3rd annual Holiday Miniature Show. The foyer gallery will be filled with miniature paintings by Amy Adams, Lisa Parks Godfrey, Karen LaValley, and Tamar Rudavsky. Walk through this charming old home that now houses two galleries and four working studios. As an added attraction, Karen LaValley and Mathew McFarren will be painting live portraits of each other in the downstairs studios. 

24 Lincoln St. Art Studios and Gallery’s Holiday Hop hours are from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: Anita Dawson

Gallery II @ 24 Lincoln Street | 24 E Lincoln St.

Gallery II is located in the Little Blue House by Sharon Weiss Gallery, featuring the women artists represented by Sharon Weiss Gallery. This holiday season you will find miniature paintings made especially for this lovely exhibit. One of the artists featured at Gallery II is local artist Anita Dawson who is a still life painter and constructs assemblages and small sculptures. Her work has been exhibited in the Midwest and eastern United States; Chicago, South Bend, Indianapolis, Lexington, Virginia and Winter Park, Florida, Dublin Art Center and always at the Sharon Weiss Gallery.

Artist: Tracy Greenwalt

Studios On High | 686 N High St.

Studios on High Gallery presents their annual holiday, “The Art of Gifting” featuring smaller pieces by member artists, ideal for holiday gifting. Patrons can sample a broad range of diverse work from jewelry and oils, to wildlife sculpture, and mixed media collage.

Studios on High Gallery’s Holiday Hop hours are from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Budd Dairy Food Hall | 1086 N 4th St,

Budd Dairy Food Hall kicks off their holiday season with Budd’s Holiday Bazaar. They will be hosting a variety of local vendor pop-ups throughout their building from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. complete with kids activities, coloring, and a hot chocolate station! Support small businesses this holiday season!

Budd Dairy Food Hall’s Holiday Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Artist: Mathew Frazer

First Commonwealth Bank | 647 N High St.

First Commonwealth Bank is excited to exhibit the mesmerizing work of local acrylic pour painting artist Matthew Frazer during the December Holiday Hop.

Matt has been doing acrylic pour painting since 2014. A lot of preparation and work are involved when he begins a project including a good deal of paint and paint color mixing. When asked why he is drawn to acrylic pour he responds, “I like to make a mess!”

First Commonwealth Bank’s Holiday Hop hours are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stop by to meet the artist!

Global Gifts | 682 N High St,

During Holiday Hop, Global Gifts will be celebrating Double Points Day. Any guest who is a part of the Global Rewards program will earn 2 per dollar spent to be redeemed for a later purchase. Plus you’ll et a changes to enter their drawing for a $50 gift card. Finally, Santa Clause will be stopping by for a visit between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.!

Global Gifts’s Holiday Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Jolie Occasions | 867 N High St

Join Jolie Occasions for their annual Holly “Jolie” Christmas party! They will have treats from The Cheesecake Girl, a hot chocolate bar, and 10% off everything so take advantage as this will be their last sale before the end of the year!

Jolie Occasions’s Holiday Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pinot’s Palette | 691 N High St Suite 101

Join the team at Pinot’s Palette for a revolutionary way to connect and bond while enjoying art and drinks in the Short North. Guests enjoy a no-art-experience-required event directed by trained, local artists who guide you step-by-step through a featured painting. All supplies are included.

Pinot’s Palette’s Holiday Hop hours are from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Red Giraffe Designs | 1151 N High St.

Stop by Red Giraffe Designs this Holiday Hop for their amazing December Deals including their Ring Bundle for 15% off the purchase of 2 rings and a free ring box. In addition, take advantage of their Gift Card Giveaway where you can receive a $20 gift card for every $150 spent.

Red Giraffe Designs Holiday Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist: The Fed Artist by Pokebap

The Fed Artist by Pokebap | 1086 N 4th St.

The Fed Artist show this November is titled “Roots.” Seas Kim is the owner of Pokebap and his grandmother planted the idea of rooting heritage and precision in both cooking and creating. His grandmother rooted him into who he is as a person, as a business owner, and the reason why he created Pokebap.

The Fed Artist by Pokebap is located inside the Historic Budd Dairy Food Hall at 1086 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43201 and their December Gallery Hop hours are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

ZenGenius | 30 E 4th Ave.

Explore art, handmade goods, unique finds from 20+ local vendors, music, and food! At the same time, ZenGenius will open its garage to the public, offering a unique selection of gently-used props and decor for sale.

Stop by ZenGenius, located at 30. E. 4th Avenue, to shop the Marketplace, visit our team, check out our latest artist collaboration, take a selfie, or make a reel in front of our window displays, latest installation or #VeryPeri wall.


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